Texas A&M at Mississippi State College Football Picks and Predictions 10/27/2018
Saturday, October 27, 2018
Davis Wade Stadium
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The Mississippi State Bulldogs host the Texas A&M Aggies at Davis Wade Stadium on Saturday, October 27, 2018. The opening line for this game has Mississippi State as 3 point favorites. The Bulldogs have an over/under record of 1-5-0 and they are 4-3-0 against the spread. The Aggies have an ATS record of 6-1-0 while their over/under record is 3-4-0.
Valuable Texas A&M Aggies Betting Trends
The Texas A&M Aggies are 3-4-0 against the over/under
The Texas A&M Aggies are 6-1-0 against the spread
Important Mississippi State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 1-5-0 against the over/under
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 4-3-0 against the spread
Key Texas A&M Aggies Injuries
10/21/18 OL Keaton Sutherland Ankle is questionable Saturday vs Mississippi State
10/02/18 WR Jhamon Ausbon Foot is out indefinitely
09/16/18 PK Daniel LaCamera Foot is out indefinitely
09/12/18 LB Anthony Hines III Leg is out for season
08/29/18 DB Clifford Chattman Undisclosed is out indefinitely
08/22/18 DB Ikenna Okeke Knee is out for season
08/05/18 DL Micheal Clemons Foot is out indefinitely
Key Mississippi State Bulldogs Injuries
10/21/18 S Brian Cole Upper Body is questionable Saturday vs Texas A&M
10/21/18 RB Kylin Hill Leg is questionable Saturday vs Texas A&M
09/25/18 DE Marquiss Spencer Upper Body is out for season
09/14/18 WR Jamal Couch Transferred has left team
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Texas A&M Aggies have run for 1,430 yards as a team, which ranks 39th in college football. They've run 297 times, averaging 4.8 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Aggies have been penalized on offense 47 times for 418 yards so far this season, which has them 57th in the country in penalties. They are 52nd in the nation in points scored with 226. They have run 536 plays this season for 3,407 yards, which ranks them 28th in Division 1 in total offense. The Aggies average 6.4 yards per play, which is 23rd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 189 1st downs this year, placing them 12th overall as an offensive unit. Kellen Mond averages 8.4 yards per pass attempt and 8.3 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 132 passes on 214 attempts for a completion percentage of 61.7%. His quarterback rating this year is 143.1. He has thrown for 1,800 yards this season.
The Aggies rush defense has allowed 176 attempts for 549 yards this year, putting them in 2nd place in D-1 against the run. Texas A&M has committed 46 penalties for 414 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 67th in college football. They are 30th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 144. They have surrendered a total of 2,241 yards on D, which is 21st in the country. The Aggies are ranked 94th in yards per play allowed with 5.9. Opposing offenses have completed 119 passes on 205 attempts against the Texas A&M Aggies defense this season, placing them 36th and 34th in Division 1. The Texas A&M pass defense has also given up a total of 1,692 yards through the air, which is 82nd overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Texas A&M Aggies have attempted 19 field goals this season and made 13, which is 9th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 68%. Texas A&M Aggies kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 25 for 25 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,471 yards on 27 punts, averaging 55 yards per punt. That places them 1st in Division 1 in punting average. Texas A&M is ranked 39th in the nation in punt returns with 14. They've accumulated 112 punt return yards and average 8 yards per return, which is 76th in college football. They have returned 10 kicks for 251 yards on special teams, ranking 93rd in kick return yardage. The Aggies average 25 yards per kick return and they are 33rd in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,770.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Bulldogs are 87th in the country in points scored with 189. They have run 461 plays this year for 2,844 yards, which ranks them 112th in Division 1 in total offense. The Mississippi State Bulldogs average 6.2 yards per play, which is 37th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 141 1st downs this season, ranking them 91st overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Mississippi State has run for 1,645 yards as a unit, which ranks 19th in college football. They've run 277 times, averaging 5.9 yards per rush as a unit. Mississippi State has been penalized on offense 45 times for 393 yards so far this year, which has them 70th in the country in penalties. Nick Fitzgerald has passed for 768 yards this year. He's completed 69 throws while attempting 147 passes for a completion percentage of 46.9%. His quarterback rating this season is 90.3. He averages 3.6 adjusted yards per throw and 5.2 yards per pass attempt.
Mississippi State is 5th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 95. They have given up a total of 1,978 yards on D, which is 9th in D-1. The Bulldogs are 9th in yards per play allowed with 4.4. Opponent offenses have completed 113 throws on 204 attempts against the Mississippi State defense this season, ranking them 25th and 31st in the nation. The Mississippi State Bulldogs pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,175 yards in the air, which is 11th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 247 attempts for 803 yards this season, putting them in 21st place in the country against the run. The Bulldogs have had 38 penalties for 291 yards on defense this year. That places them 15th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Mississippi State is 57th in the country in punt returns with 12. They've totaled 76 punt return yards and average 6.3 yards per return, which is 93rd in D-1. They have returned 13 kicks for 279 yards on special teams, which puts them 77th in kick return yardage. The Mississippi State Bulldogs average 22 yards per kick return and they are 79th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,200. The Bulldogs have tried 10 field goals this year and made 7, which is 79th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 70%. Mississippi State kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 24 for 24 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,090 yards on 29 punts, averaging 38 yards per punt. That ranks them 121st in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Aggies/Bulldogs college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Aggies +3
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